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Frances G. Silvia

Obituary for Frances G. Silvia

November 9, 1928 - October 19, 2017
Rockland, Massachusetts | Age 88

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Frances G. (Chapman) Silvia, 88 of Rockland died on October 19, 2017 after a period of failing health. She was born in Cambridge daughter of the late Thomas O. and Genevieve E. (Bowser) Chapman and was raised and educated in Brookline and Allston. She has made her home in Rockland for more than 60 years.

Frances was a longtime employee of Tedeschi Food Shops working in the corporate office as an Executive Assistant. She had previously been a longtime volunteer in the Rockland Public Schools doing eye and ear examinations for the students. She was instrumental in obtaining the land for the swimming area at Hartsuff Park. Mrs. Silva was a member of the Rockland Garden Club and the Rockland PM Club. She enjoyed gardening and bird watching.

Wife of the late Warren E. Silvia, she is survived by her children Cynthia A. Flynn of Plymouth, Deborah E. Hurry of Rockland and Vicki L. Crovo of Rockland. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren a niece and several wonderful homecare givers.

Frances' family welcomes relatives and friends to celebrate her life at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union Street Rockland on Tuesday October 24, 2017 from 5:00-7:00 PM.. Burial will be held at Holy Family Cemetery in Rockland at a later date. Donations in her memory may be made to the Hospice of the South Shore 30 Reservoir Park Dr. Rockland, MA 02370.

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135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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